British Rail Class 155

Diesel Hydraulic Multiple Unit Train

The British Rail Class 155 "Super-Sprinter" is a diesel multiple unit. These DMUs were built by British Leyland at Workington (using Leyland National bus components) between 1987 and 1988 as part of British Rail's replacement of its ageing diesel fleet which were First-Generation.

British Rail Class 155
Super Sprinter
155341 at Castleton East Junction
In service1987 - present
ManufacturerBritish Leyland
Family nameSprinter
Refurbishment2006 - 2007
Number built1987 - 1988
Formation2 car
Operator(s)Northern Rail
Line(s) servedCaldervale Line, Harrogate Line
Maximum speed75mph
Prime mover(s)Cummins NT855-R5
Safety system(s)AWS, TPWS
Track gauge1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in)